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About Brianna Plaza

Contributor. Brianna works in communications for a non-profit and she’s changing the world through learning, traveling, conversing…and sarcasm. Find out more about Brianna by visiting her site: www.briannaplaza.com
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LA2050 ON THE FUTURE OF LA
3 years ago

LA2050 ON THE FUTURE OF LA

Growing up in the greater Los Angeles area, it seemed like the land of infinite possibilities. Between Hollywood, the beach, the nearby mountains, the myriad universities, …
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Nonprofit Video Storytelling With Lights. Camera. Help.
4 years ago

Nonprofit Video Storytelling With Lights. Camera. Help.

SXSW is a conference about technology, film, and music that often gets criticized for its excess and general lack of awareness of global problems. Upon …
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Social Imprints: A Brand that Goes Beyond Custom Tees by Giving People a Second Chance
4 years ago

Social Imprints: A Brand that Goes Beyond Custom Tees by Giving People a Second Chance

SXSW is a conference about technology, film, and music that often gets criticized for its excess and general lack of awareness of global problems. Upon visiting the …
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Conscious Culture at South by Southwest
4 years ago

Conscious Culture at South by Southwest

                    

From March 6-11 I had the great pleasure of attending South by Southwest, one of the world’s premier tech (Officially known as Interactive), Film, and Music festivals held annually …
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The Greatest Comeback: Team Rwanda’s Triumph Over Genocide
4 years ago

The Greatest Comeback: Team Rwanda’s Triumph Over Genocide

“Sport has the power to change the world…it has the power to inspire. It has the power to unite people in a way that little else does. It speaks to …
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CARVD Creates Responsible iPhone Cases with a Fresh UK Design
4 years ago

CARVD Creates Responsible iPhone Cases with a Fresh UK Design

What happens when you grow up loving wood-working classes but your professional career leads you elsewhere?

You start a company that combines Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)-approved wood, …
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Going Beyond Fair Trade
4 years ago

Going Beyond Fair Trade

Can our ethically-sourced coffee be better?

Since its inception, Fair Trade goods have worked to help “farmers in developing countries build sustainable businesses that positively influence their …
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Around the World – Be Chic, Buy Good
4 years ago

Around the World – Be Chic, Buy Good

The French have a saying, “Bon Chic, Bon Genre,” which is used to describe someone with good taste. With Lydali, BCBG is updated with cute, stylish, and …
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Imba Means Sing. A Film on Africa, Education, and Music
4 years ago

Imba Means Sing. A Film on Africa, Education, and Music

Too often, stories from Africa are ones of poverty, war, and corruption.

Erin Levin decided she wanted to change that.

Upon graduating from college in 2007, Erin was interning …
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Girl Rising – A Film About Educating Girls & Changing The World
4 years ago

Girl Rising – A Film About Educating Girls & Changing The World

Tom Yellin, Executive Producer of Girl Rising, a film about educating girls and changing the world, came to IIRR’s screening of the movie on March 9th to speak …
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